Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Tube Beardtongue, Trumpet Penstemon, White Wand Penstemon

Tube Beardtongue, Trumpet Penstemon, White Wand Penstemon

Penstemon tubaeflorus

Full to part sun, medium to dry moisture level, loamy or rocky soil.  1-2 ft. height, blooms in summer, white flowers.

Germination Code:  C(30), D

Native Region:  Only occurs in Fayette County in the Coastal Plain Province

Designated a “Special Concern Species” in Tennessee.  Elegant wildflower.  Flowers differ from other penstemons with unusually long and slender inflorescence.  Easy to grow.  Well-drained soil is essential to its survival.  Attracts bees and butterflies.

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